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May 23, 2016, 12:58 PM

Embraer E190-E2 Takes Flight Ahead of Schedule

Milestone happens at least five weeks early

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Apr 8, 2015 - 2:26 PM
Country's airlines can now add service to U.S.
TNT aircraft
Apr 7, 2015 - 12:51 PM
Seeks to acquire package carrier TNT of The Netherlands for $4.8 billion
Apr 6, 2015 - 5:09 PM
Places renewed emphasis on long-term supplier agreements
Apr 3, 2015 - 9:15 AM
Information recovered from the A320's descent confirmed that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz set the autopilot for a fatal controlled flight into the French Alps.
Apr 2, 2015 - 3:50 PM
After some delay, Etihad Airways of Abu Dhabi is taking a one-third stake in Swiss regional carrier Darwin Airline.
Apr 2, 2015 - 2:04 PM
Engine company's PW1100G now powering two Airbus narrowbodies
Apr 2, 2015 - 11:26 AM
French prosecutor says A320 co-pilot was definitely conscious at the time of the crash.
Apr 2, 2015 - 10:39 AM
Thai aviation authorities are working with ICAO to rectify concerns over flight operation certification procedures.
Apr 1, 2015 - 3:59 PM
The Russian government has agreed to provide debt guarantees for UTair, but less than half the aid the struggling airline requested.
Apr 1, 2015 - 12:59 PM
An additional seven metric tons of max takeoff weight will give the A330 up to 500 extra nautical miles of range, or increased payload.